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The Wheelhouse Cafe

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300 N Earl St, Shippensburg, PA 17257-8600
+1 717-300-3606
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05:30 - 14:00
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends and I stopped here for breakfast before hitting the road again and were not disappointed. Staff was friendly and helpful. Food was very good.

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Thank Jo-Ann O
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a smaller restaurant and always busy. The wait staff are delayed but the food is worth the wait.

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Thank Faye G
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

The food at this restaurant is very Bland it has no flavoring at all it's very expensive you don't get enough for what you pay and to me it's a little bit overcooked

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Thank clopez2010
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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130 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

April 5th. On a sunny day, I stopped in for lunch. As the Germans say, "Die Chili und Thunfisch schmelzen waren lecker." The Chili and the Tuna Fish Melt was tasty. Consistently good food here and prompt friendly service. Near the University.

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Thank Mike B
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Was visiting in the area and was looking for a good breakfast spot. The previous reviews did not disappoint. Great friendly service despite the fact our waitress had lots of tables. I feel they were understaffed but our waitress remained friendly and attentive. I ordered the Florentine omlette and it came out hot and very tasty. Coffee was also hot... More 

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Thank CheyLou16
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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240 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped at the Wheelhouse today for the first time. We were driving on Earl St thinking of lunch and there it was. The restaurant was fairly busy when we arrived but the service was very fast and very friendly. It is not a large restaurant but it was clean and tidy. They are only open until 2 PM so... More 

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Thank SAinPA
Newburg, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We eat breakfast here often. We know when we go there the food and service will be great. They have a nice selection of breakfast combos and the coffee is always flowing. Great place.

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Thank Linda Z
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We took our son, who is a Shippensburg University student out to breakfast. This place is right across the street from campus. Lots of students in there. We had a good breakfast, came out fast. Waitress was very attentive. Good prices. Decorated nicely for the holidays, very cute.

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Thank Merilee D
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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130 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Nov 1st. I stopped in at noon. Place was hopping. I had the Chicken Rice Soup and Tuna Salad with Olive Oil Dressing. All good. As they say in Heidelberg, Germany, "Die Suppe war besonders gut!" The soup was especially good! I will be back. Danke, thank you. Food is consistently good here.

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Thank Mike B
Newburg, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

They do make excellent omelets. It is a small restaurant but the food is always good. The service is always on there toes and the owner alway make sure she comes over to say hi. The coffee is always hot and fresh. Never been disappointed

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Thank Linda Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
05:30 - 14:00
Monday
05:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
05:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
05:30 - 14:00
Thursday
05:30 - 14:00
Friday
05:30 - 14:00
Saturday
05:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 N Earl St, Shippensburg, PA 17257-8600
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Shippensburg
  • Phone Number: +1 717-300-3606

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?